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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

 

About the role: 
Boston Scientific is looking for a Scrum Master to provide project leadership for the out of the box implementation of an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) application. A member of the IT Global Operations Pillar, the Enterprise EHS Platform Scrum Master, will be responsible for project management of all phases of the effort, ensuring tracking and reporting, recordable incidents, and for the purpose of continuous improvement and compliance with Environmental, Health & Safety regulations for manufacturing sites. This individual should have demonstrated prior experience leading an Agile Scrum team and be highly motivated with excellent analysis, execution, and continuous improvement skills. In this position, collaboration with globally dispersed EHS business partners and cross-functional team members is a key skill. This individual will also need to develop hands on EHS system configuration knowledge and contribute to tasks assigned within the Product Team.

 
Your responsibilities include: 

  • Lead an Agile team to deliver solutions through all required sprints.
  • Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to by the team and be a voice of reason and authority.
  • Encouraging Agile behaviors, reinforcing practices, norms, ceremonies, and supporting the overall performance and effectiveness.
  • Facilitate the Agile ceremonies necessary to help the team succeed.
  • Assess and coach teams to higher levels of Agile maturity and becoming self-organized and self-empowered.
  • Support the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Develop skills around application Configuration and contribute to tasks assigned within the Product Team.
  • Capture team metrics and manage product backlog, measure, and track progress.
  • Remove impediments / blockers, shield the team from external interferences, and enable collaboration across all roles.
  • Escalate status and blockers to the appropriate governance forum
  • Must be able to garner respect from the team and be willing to provide hands-on support to deliver results.
  • Be transparent with your business partners about status and develop business trust
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, conflict resolution and alternative approaches to challenges.
  • Resolves issues by working with team members, customers, and others as appropriate
  • Adhere to BSC budgetary reporting and budgetary management rules.
  • Manage the procurement processes (Purchase Orders, Invoice tracking, SOW’s, Change Requests, etc).

 

What we're looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in Information Technology application business process analysis and Information Technology projects of comparable scope.
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, matrix environment, with a track record of accomplishments with measurable business impact.
  • Strong sense of personal accountability and courage to change how we work.
  • Proven aptitude to learn business process quickly and improve those processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and business partners.
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships.

Preferred qualifications 

  • Medical Device or Regulated Industry experience
  • SCRUM certification 
  • PMP certification 
  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Experience with Agile tools (JIRA preferred) 
  • Experience coaching, and coordinating efforts with, multiple teams, Agile coaches and SCRUM Masters within a matrixed 

 

 

Requisition ID: 483224

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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